Manual of Rootstocks

MM102Semi-dwarf M26 class rootstock

Used for: Apple
Developed by: East Malling Research Station and John Innes Institute
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Introduced: 1930s
Parentage: Northern Spy x M1

At one time, MM.102 was a popular rootstock in Tasmania. It is Woolly Apple Aphid resistant with good anchorage.

MM102 rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityApple
  • Vigour % of standard45% - 50%
  • Rootstock size classSemi-dwarf
  • PrecocityPrecocious
  • Support requiredFree-standing
  • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
  • DeveloperJohn Innes Horticultural Institute, East Malling Research Station
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Woolly aphidVery resistant
  • PhytophthoraSome resistance
  • Fire blightSome susceptibility
  • Collar rotSome resistance
  • Crown rotSome resistance

Find our more about this rootstock in the 'Manual of Worldwide Temperate Zone Fruit and Nut Tree Rootstocks'.

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